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Europe develops training course for interim ministers

A new training course to help priests appointed to interim ministry posts has been delivered by the Church of England’s Diocese in Europe.

19 September 2017

Real Easter Egg production moves to UK

A church-backed chocolate company which produces the “real Easter Egg” has moved production of its products from Europe to the UK to cope with increased demand. The Real Easter Egg is said to be the only UK Easter Egg to explain the Christian understanding of Easter on its packaging.

21 January 2016

NZ bishop honoured by Oxford University college

The Bishop of Waikato, the Rt Revd Dr Helen-Ann Hartley, has been elected an honorary fellow of her former Oxford college.

18 January 2016

Diocese to disinvest from fossil fuels

The Diocese of Oxford voted to disinvest from fossil fuel companies at its Diocesan Synod on 15 November

19 November 2014

The Episcopal Church's Primate honoured by Oxford University

Six leading figures from the worlds of science, the arts and religion are set to receive honorary degrees from the University of Oxford this year.

07 February 2014

Abp Welby: "Digitised ancient Bibles will impact worship, faith"

Ancient Bibles and Biblical texts have been digitised and made available to the public for the first time.

03 December 2013

How do you make a new building spiritual?

An elliptical chapel? Does it work? Should it win? 

17 September 2013

Bishop to lead pilgrimage on Twitter

Bishop to lead pilgrimage on Twitter

Enjoying a refreshing pilgrimage has never been more accessible or affordable, as the Bishop of Oxford issues an invitation to join him on pilgrimage via ‘tweets’ on the Twitter website. 

08 August 2011

Church of England: New Director of Ministry announced

Church of England: New Director of Ministry announced

The Venerable Julian Hubbard, Archdeacon of Oxford and Canon of Christ Church, Oxford since 2005, is to be the Archbishops’ Council’s new Director of Ministry. He succeeds the Ven Christopher Lowson, who will become Bishop of Lincoln in September 2011.

14 July 2011

Ideas needed for man-friendly churches

Ideas needed for man-friendly churches

The diocese of Oxford hopes to tackle the shortage of men who attend church.

17 January 2011